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Satterthwait, Walter

Overview
Works: 58 works in 211 publications in 4 languages and 7,189 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Interviews  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PS3569.A784, 813.54
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Publications about Walter Satterthwait
Publications by Walter Satterthwait
Most widely held works about Walter Satterthwait
 
Most widely held works by Walter Satterthwait
At ease with the dead by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
After saving an old Indian from bullies, private investigator Joshua Croft soon forgets the whole incident, but when Daniel Begay reappears seeking assistance in recovering the remains of a long-dead Navajo, Croft feels compelled to oblige
Miss Lizzie by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 765 libraries worldwide
A girl’s stepmother is murdered, and only Lizzie Borden can find the killer During the summer of 1921, a strange spinster rents the seaside cottage next door to Amanda Burton and her family. The new neighbor dresses in black, does card tricks, and reminisces about a long-ago trip to Paris. Her name is Lizzie Borden, and two decades earlier she was acquitted of one of the most notorious crimes in American history. Although her stepmother warns her to stay away, Amanda has no patience for her father’s doughy wife, and befriends their infamous neighbor. When tragedy strikes the seaside town, Miss Lizzie is the only one who can help. Amanda finds her stepmother hacked to pieces in her blood-soaked bed. The police suspect Miss Borden, but Amanda knows her new friend is innocent. As the township closes ranks, Miss Lizzie and Amanda hunt for the real killer. Guilty or innocent, Lizzie Borden does not go down without a fight
Wilde west by Walter Satterthwait( file )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
"It is 1882. Oscar Wilde tours the U.S., delivering lectures on art and literature. In each city where he appears, a woman is murdered, dismembered, and flayed. Six people are traveling in Wilde's entourage. Could the monstrous killer be one of them? As a down-on-his-luck lawman investigates, he is pulled into the flamboyant world of the outspoken writer"--Compact disc container
Accustomed to the dark by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
In New Mexico, a convict released from jail shoots a woman detective for the second time. At that, her partner PI Joshua Croft sees red. As she lies in a coma he takes off on a mission of vengeance, tracking the convict to Florida for a bloody showdown
A flower in the desert : a Joshua Croft mystery by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 591 libraries worldwide
A film star begs Croft to find his missing wife and daughterHollywood icon Roy Alonzo has just learned that in Los Angeles there is no such thing as a simple divorce. After years of bitterness and jealousy, his wife Melissa leaves him, taking most of his money, property, and five days a week with their only child. When Roy begins dating again, Melissa accuses him of sexually abusing their daughter, and disappears with her. Alonzo asks Santa Fe detective Joshua Croft to find them and prove his innocence, but there's a problem: Croft thinks Alonzo is lying. Croft refuses to help the star-but a surprise visitor changes his mind. Norman Montoya, underworld kingpin of Santa Fe, is Alonzo's uncle, and he convinces Croft that the fugitives are in jeopardy. The women have been swallowed by an international conspiracy, and it will take brute force-not star power-to bring them back
Wall of glass by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
A conversation with a jewel thief draws Croft into an insurance investigation. It is April in Santa Fe, and a blizzard draws near. Private investigator Joshua Croft sits bored in his office, hoping he'll get home in time to avoid the storm. Just before closing, a man enters, wearing jeans, a Stetson, and a hard-eyed squint that tells Croft he wears the outfit for work, not fashion. A friend of the cowboy's possesses of a haul of stolen jewels, and wants Croft's help selling them back to the insurance company. Croft humors the cowboy, fishing for information on the heist
The hanged man by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Quentin Bouvier was hanged from the rafters, and an extremely valuable antique tarot card was stolen. In the course of the investigation, Croft encounters many kinds of psychics
Wilde west by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 libraries worldwide
A savage killer haunts the lecture tour of a vaunted Irish playwrightThough a world-renowned dandy, Oscar Wilde is not too refined for Colorado. As he travels across America on the lecture circuit, the famously witty playwright has found much to love about the western states. Whiskey, saloons, and friendly conversation with notables like John "Doc" Holliday-Wilde loves it all. There is even, in every town his entourage visits, a sensational murder. In the nights after Wilde gives his talks, a man with a knife goes lurking in the back alleys and red-light districts of these dusty western towns. Each morning, the police find the remains of a savagely murdered prostitute. Booze-addled detective Earl Grigsby is tracking the killer, and suspects Wilde may be the one with blood on his hands. If he ever wants to leave America, Wilde will have to use his wit to unmask the savage killer
Masquerade by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Pinkerton agents Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner travel to 1920s Paris to investigate the death in a suicide pact of an American publisher and his German mistress. In the process of the investigation they both find romance and they encounter well-known personalities, including Hemingway
Escapade by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 444 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1921, Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle attend a weekend party and seance at an English country house. Their host, the Earl of Axminster, is found murdered in a locked room
Perfection by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Sgt. Jim Fallon and Det. Sophia Tregaskis, of the St. Anselm (Florida) Police Department, have a mess on their hands. Literally. The crime scene at 25 Pelican Way is the most horrific Fallon's ever seen or Sophia's ever imagined. It seems that the killer attacks women of size -- Marcy Fleming is only his first -- and uses the fearsome implements in his black leather satchel to shape their bodies to a more svelte model. Working intermittently with Dr. Eva Swanson, a psychologist Marcy had briefly consulted, the two detectives reverse the killer's procedure, building up a picture of him piece by piece
Cavalcade by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Miss Lizzie by Walter Satterthwait( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 141 libraries worldwide
While spending the summer of 1921 on the Massachusetts shore with her parents, Amanda Burton befriends her elderly neighbor, the infamous Lizzie Bordon. When Amanda's stepmother is found murdered, the police are sure they know whom to blame
Dead horse : a novel by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Sheriff Tom Delgado investigates the death of Raoul Whitfield's wife Emily, and begins to believe that the coroner's ruling of suicide is wrong, and that Emily was really murdered
The death card by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Masquerade by Walter Satterthwait( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Pinkerton agents Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner travel to 1920s Paris to investigate the death in a suicide pact of an American publisher and his German mistress. In the process of the investigation they both find romance and they encounter well-known personalities, including Hemingway
Escapade by Walter Satterthwait( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Conan Doyle and Houdini are celebrated guests at a weekend party in an English country manor. Before things get merry, the party's host is found murdered in a locked room. The world's greatest detective novelist and its most extraordinary escape artist must now match wits with a diabolical killer
Oscar Wilde im wilden Westen : Roman by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in German and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Eskapaden Roman by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Der berühmte amerikanische Entfesselungskünstler Houdini und Sherlock-Holmes-Schöpfer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle klären während ihres Aufenthaltes auf einem englischen Spukschloß die mysteriöse Ermordung des Schloßherren auf
Wand aus Glas ein Joshua-Croft-Krimi by Walter Satterthwait( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Joshua Croft soll den Raub eines Kolliers aufklären. Dabei kommt er einer internationalen Schmugglerbande, die Indianer-Artefakte im grossen Stil verschiebt, auf die Schliche und in die Quere
 
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Alternative Names
Саттертуэйт, Уолтер
サタスウェイト, ウォルター
Languages
English (126)
German (20)
French (4)
Italian (2)
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